Other Routes: 1500 Years of African and Asian Travel Writing

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Tabish Khair, Martin Leer, Justin D. Edwards
Indiana University Press, 2005 - Travel - 421 pages
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Contents

Note on the Process of Editing
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The Travels of a Japanese Monk c 838
42
The Haj and Other Journeys of ibn Jubayr b 1145
54
The Pilgrimages of Lady Nijo b 1271
71
AlBurunis Defence of Hindu India 1030 AD
78
The Horizons of alIdrisi in the Eleventh Century
85
Two Chinese Accounts of the Early Mongols 1221 and 1237
102
A Chinese Account of the Lost City of Angkor 1297 7 72
112
Equianos Voyage to Slavery and Freedom 1789
191
Dean Mahomed Writes from the Centre c 1793
201
African Muslim Slave Narratives of the Nineteenth Century
214
The Diary of Queen Emma of Hawaii b 1836
237
The Shah of Iran in European Corridors 1873
245
An AfricanArab Princess in Europe 1881
261
A Merchant of Baghdad Reports on a Viking Funeral AD 922
274
Ibn Battuta World Traveller b 1304
289

Navigating with ibn Majid floreat 1460
119
The Voyages of a Corsair c 1526
127
The Memoirs of a Syrian PrincePolymath b 1273
146
The Accidental Travels of a Korean Official 1488 755
155
The Travel Memoirs of Babur b 1482
162
The European Diaries of Uruch Beg b 1560
173
CONTENTS
176
The Travel Diaries of Xu Xiake 1623
184
The Poetry of Bashos Road 1689
306
An Indian Aristocrat in Africa and Europe 1803
348
A LoveHate Affair with the British 1890
366
Notes
383
Select Bibliography
403
Index 477
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Justin D. Edwards is an associate professor in the Department of English at Kbenhavns Universitet. Douglas Ivison is an assistant professor in the Department of English at Lakehead University.

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